ASM Student and Postdoctoral Travel Award

Travel awards are selected by the Travel Award Committee on the basis of the scientific quality of the submitted abstracts. Funding from this award is meant only to defray travel costs for ASM Microbe; applicants may need to obtain additional funding from other sources.

Program Details

Awards are $500 for North American residents (U.S., Mexico, and Canada) and $750 for International residents.


To qualify for consideration the applicant must be:
  • A current ASM member at the time of ASM Microbe 2020.
  • A student or postdoc.
  • Not previously a recipient of the award within the last 2 years.
  • A presenting author on an accepted abstract to ASM Microbe 2020. 
Please note: Applications are to be submitted prior to knowing whether your abstract has been accepted for ASM Microbe 2020.


Submit an abstract and travel award application via the abstract submission site.